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over the house. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 7th, 2012. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. barack obama has been reelected president of the united states. mr. obama won a second term in office defeating mitt romney following an often nasty and costly election. democrats have retained control of the senate, republicans continue to control the house. president obama won a decisive victory over mitt romney racking up wins in at least 7 of 9 battleground states. the president won in wisconsin and iowa's six electoral votes, a state that launched his first campaign and the key western state of nevada. but it was ohio that pushed the president over the 270 electoral votes needed to win. it was a commanding win for the president in the electoral college, but the popular vote was neck and neck. in his victory speech, mr. obama promised better days ahead. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to com
. the states in red are the states that cbs news projects will be carried by mitt romney. let's have a look at those quickly. the state of indiana cbs news projects will go to mitt romney and the state of kentucky cbs news projects will go to governor romney. and so far tonight we have projected president obama the winner of the state of vermont. that is all we have at the moment. all the other state state wheree polls have closed we simply don't have enough information yet to make a projection on those states. will barack obama get a second term? or will mitt romney become the 45th president? will the democrats be able to hold on to the senate or will the republicans take control? we're about to find out. it's election night on cbs. changes and i'm going to bring it to this country. >> the stock market has rebounded. our assembly lines are humming again. we are moving forward! >> i want more jobs! my priority is jobs, jobs, jobs! >> i don't want your vote because of what i have done, i want your vote because of what i'm going to do. >> this campaign is growing, the momentum is building. >>
>> cbs news election night coverage continues. here again is scott pelley. >> the polls have just closed in three more states in this presidential election including the swing state, everybody will be watching tonight the state of ohio and another swing state, north carolina. no projections in either of those states or in virginia yet. another big battleground state, but let's look at the polls that the presidential race map as it stands right now. the state that you see in blue, the state of vermont, is the president's first win today. mitt romney, we project, will be the winner in indiana, kentucky, and in west virginia. the states that you see in white are states where the polls had now closed, but we do not yet have enough information on which to base a projection. as we were saying, mitt romney has just picked up the state of west virginia. now, you may be looking at this and saying, wait a minute, that shows us that none of the vote has been counted. how can you say that mitt romney has won west virginia? well, all of our cbs news projections tonight will be based on the vot
according to cbs news.com there are still a couple hundred thousand votes separating the two men as president obama has taken the electoral college votes. >> let's take a look at what is happening below the presidential ballot line. so many key issues across the nation and key positions at stake. >> yeah. some interesting things going on. one of the most closely watched senate races. elizabeth warren has won against scott brown in massachusetts. that is mitt romney's home state and he lost there tonight as well. in missouri, claire mac cast skill cast kill retained her seat. in indiana, that republican congressman who made headlines by appearing to suggest that rape could be part of god's plan. richard mourdock lost. in connecticut, linda mcmahon who spent millions of her own money lost to democrat chris murphy. colorado, a marijuana leaguization initiative -- legalization initiative is doing well there. its supporters cannot exhale yet. still more votes to be counted. in massachusetts some marijuana piece of ledgelation is also doing well. -- legislation is also doing well. demo
it was ohio that put the president over the top late last night. >> cbs news estimates mr. obama has won 303 electoral votes to 206 for romney. florida is still too close to call. as predicted, the popular vote is much closer. about 50% of americans voted for the president, while 48% chose romney. we have complete election coverage this morning, beginning with nancy cordes in chicago. she covered president obama's victory speech, which was just a few hours ago. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah and charlie. well, in the end, this race wound up just about exactly where the obama campaign had predicted it would, with the president sweeping almost every battleground state. today he returns to washington to begin the hard work of repairing frayed relationships with the other side after a bitter, sometimes petty campa n campaign. it was well after midnight when the president, vice president and their families hugged and waved to supporters from the stage at mccormick place after president obama declared victory. >> tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won
out for him. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> president may be optimistic but wall street is let acting poorly to -- reacting poorly to his re-election. right now the dow is down 311.5 points. it's fluctuating there. and financial experts say markets around the world have declined amid concerns the president and congress will struggle to work out a budget deal by january 1st. >>> it was a narrow victory but a win is a win in virginia for democrats. and today many may wonder why it took so long for the commonwealth to declare a winner in last night's presidential election. huge lines are part of the reason. at one point, polling -- at one polling spot in dumfries pollers waited up to four hours to cast their ballots. >> i've been voting for 20 years and never missed an election and i wasn't going to miss this one just because some bureaucrat screwed up. >> this was the longest line i've ever seen. >> some people left without voting but most stuck around to find -- to cast their vote and told us it was definitely worth it. >>> the candidates for u.s. senate in virginia didn't have
the top. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as the president and the first family returned from chicago aboard air force one. they landed at joint base andrews right outside washington, d.c we will have a look at what you can expect from washington many the future, but first the latest returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama has 303 electoral votes-- well over the 270 needed for victory. mitt romney ended up with 206. this is the popular vote total. they're still counting, but the president is ahead by nearly three million votes. in his victory celebration last night, the president said "the best is yet to come." he's been calling congressional leaders, and both the president and republican ho
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >> people across the entry erupted in spontaneous celebration when the victory was announced. >> bruce johnson was live along u. street in northwest. >> reporter: this is bruce johnson in the middle of u. street in northwest and you should have been here last night. this place erupted when barack obama was declared the winner. [ cheering and applause ] how are you feeling? >> awesome. >> how you feeling? >> amazing. re-election! >> i love it. >> so much on the line and i'm just grateful to be out here tonight celebrating our president for another term. >> we are in -- >> thrilled. >> we never lost hope. >> there was a moment where we were just very unsure. very nervous and very unsure, but came 11:00 we just knew. >> i'm really excited obama four more yores, i'm -- years, i'm really excited. >> extremely close. i was -- i was very nervous. you knew -- all along. no doubts here. >> reporter: there were lots of tweets in the area -- police in the area. they responded and sealed off the streeted to make sure -- streets to
that runs tomorrow from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. more details at our website, cbssf.com. >>> those folks need our help because another storm is on its way. many new yorkers are digging in to weather a powerful nor'easter that's got its sights set on that very same region. >> we have been through this for 8 or 9 days now. i mean, we are not going anywhere. >> snow is falling in philadelphia, parts of connecticut, as well. wind speeds are expected to peak around 60 miles an hour sometime today. meteorologists say the nor'easter is now veering further offshore though weakening its impact. so that's good news, lawrence. but boy, they sure don't need this. >> the downside is they are not seeing that real torrential rainfall but they are getting snow and we don't have homes, that's another problem entirely. >>> around the bay area major changes. low clouds and fog swept onshore overnight. the sea breeze is blowing nice and clear toward mount diablo right now. but the temperatures are going to be much cooler all across the board. it's 66 degrees in concord. 69 degrees one. warm spots in livermore. and 5
: senator mark warner thank you for spending time with us. back to you, derek. >> we will note that cbs news has already called a from you races, they giffinin and kentucky to mitt romney and vermont to president obama no. surprises there. they're also giving vermont to the incumbent senate bernie sanders and again, it was expected. we will have more after this. did you know that getting up and getting active for just 60 minutes a day is all it takes to help you get stronger, look better, and feel great? or that fresh fruits and veggies aren't just healthier and crunchier, they can taste better, too? eating better and getting more active is easier than you think. (all) yeah! keep watching for some fun and easy ways to discover the magic of healthy living in your life. america... (all) let's get healthy together! (cheering) ♪ >>> we have been telling you all day about the long lines at some polling sites and get this, we're hearing a polling spot in woodbridge, virginia, the line is so long folks could be waiting three hours just to cast their ballots. that location is potomac middle school
few moments, cbs news has projected that president obama would carry the state of ohio and with that, the president has amassed more than the 270 electoral votes necessary to win. repeating now the president has won re-election. this is the presidential race map as it stands right now. 270 electoral votes needed to win. president obama has 274. that is it. it is done. this is the scene in chicago at the president's victory rally. as you can see, quite a large crowd, quite an enthusiastic crowd, having just gotten the news that the president has been elected to another four year term. bob schaffer. >> president obama, despite the state of the economy, has become the first president re- elected since fdr with an unemployment rate this high. >> it's a remarkable victory, and i must say it is a tribute to the strategists on president obama's campaign team. while mitt romney mitt was talking about how he was the expert on the economy, they said every hour we're not talking about the economy and jobs is an hour lost. while they were doing that, the abam ma team was going into the battlegro
for the president. just 18 minutes after polls closed in california, cbs news projected that he would be reelected to a second term. the crowd went wild at his campaign headquarters in chicago. the president first thanked his supporters on twitter saying "we are all in this together. that's how we campaigned." and just before 10:00 mitt romney called the president to concede. he thanked his runningmate paul ryan calling him the best choice he has ever made after his wife ann, of course, and he said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country. >> the president won with 303 electoral votes. the president needed only 270. it all came down to ohio tonight. that's what's everyone has been talking about for weeks. mr. obama's victory there sealed the second term. >> proposition starting with prop 30, the governor's tax man to make or break california's education system and has $6 billion in trigger cuts riding on its decision. right now, it's 50/50. look at that. neck and neck. it has changed. it was losing a moment ago. and i didn't see pre sifrnths cincts
to the white house this afternoon. bigad shaban, cbs news, chicago. >>> and here's a look at the popular vote at this point. president obama has slightly over 50%, almost 2.5 million more votes than romney. the republican challenger led much of the night but the president pulled ahead as more votes were tallied on the west coast. but, of course, it's the electoral vote that counts and that's where the president has a solid 303-206 edge. of course 270 electoral votes were needed to win. >>> here's a map of all the states. electoral votes in the blue states went to president obama, the red states are romney's. and once again, florida in the yellow there is the odd state out with the vote still too close to call. >>> it is 4733 now. governor brown with one of his political fights. voters passed his ballot measure calling for higher taxes prop 30. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains what prop 30 means for california taxpayers. good morning, anne. >>> reporter: this is probably the headliner in state politics, proposition 30. it was called very early this morning that prop 30 did pass. in the
'm very humble. i think i can be beat. >> it's play offtime, virginia, maryland, d.c. >> cbs evening news is next. good night, everybody. i'm i'm anita brikman with this health alert and surprising news about organic foods. stanford university found organics are no safer or more nutritious than conventionally grown food. they did find nonorganic fruits and vegetables are 30% more likely to have pesticide residue but not at unsafe levels. >> this health alert is sponsored by cancer treatment centers of america, care that never quits.
to hurricane sandy mattered to them as reported by cbs news. that's interesting, but it doesn't mean that we know who is going to be president next or not. but these exit polls are first that we have so we go it them. >> cenk: and let's keep it real. there's no way that you don't get excited by the smallest piece of news. today we find out that the latinos are making up 10% of the electorate, whereas last time they made up 9% of the electorate. so you see why we're buzzing. >> i believe we have footage of voting at the lines. i believe we haved with and florida, correct, in miami? >> if that's miami that's my hometown. miami-dade county tend to be more democratic because it's the southern part of the state. that's where the polls are closing. >> cenk nothing more exciting to me than to watch people flocking in sports. >> cenk: there is one thing that can beat it. if they're staying in line, stationery for long hours at a time. >> the other thing about miami lines, these images are every year. they have to fix it, miami. >> you have to fix miami period. have you ever been to miami? it's one b
. with all of this news, cbs is calling new hampshire for president obama. bill fletcher, your reflections at this moment. >> is the question is about drawing the line. i think it is about strategy. we talk a lot about drawing lines. we talked about disagreements with different mainstream politicians. politics is about strategy, so it is not a question about if obama has nine done -- not done x, y, and z, the question is what are we capable of doing? otherwise this becomes a complete abstraction, and going back to something laura says, i do not know people who put all their time into the electoral politics. i know very few people to sink all of their energy into it. what i do know is a lot of people who stay away from the discussion of a long term electra roles strategy -- electorial strategy, or they jump in, thinking that is a time to wave the flag and express moral outrage with all kinds of capital as politicians, rather than thinking what are the steps we have to take to actually win power? how do we build a movement that has an electoral arm that and dances in -- that advances the peo
tell you this 13 minutes ago cbs news called the state of virginia for obama. we haven't done that and we're not making that call. we can't -- but what i'm saying is, is it that that put him over the top on the concession or was he really just writing the concession speech. i don't think in the long run time of history that's going to matter. because he's going to step to the polls and concede. martha is with us from fox news. we've been looking at the exiting polling and we've learned a lot. >> we have learned a lot. we also saw the flip in the national vote as well in the past few minutes and it's become a much more decisive matter in the poll. when you look at this across the poll. the economy is what it boils down to. and what happened it appears is that voters went to the polls and they said you know what we're going to give president obama another chance. the gulp that was supposed to exist because of mitt romney's businessman and turning around the olympics did not add up in people's minds to the simple question of do i want to stick with this guy or give this guy a cha
and romney questioned him and candy crowley jumped in and said you are wrong. cbs news he was wrong. megyn: good job as always, thanks so much. coming up. pot is legal ... we'll tell you where. i've been a superintendent for 30 some years at many different park service units across the united states. the only time i've ever had a break is when i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. megyn: an outbreak of voter fraud claims. what were the 11th hour issues that sprang up last night and where? plus what do it all mean for elections going forward. eric? >> reporter: we know what's expected on election day. the broken machines, scanners that don't scan and long line. what is not expected is you show up and the poll work looks aught and says you already voted. voters say when they showed up to vote they were told they had absentee ballots voted in their names. he said the information was all correct including the driver's license number but the signature
. ken follett speaks with charles osgood, anchor cbs news sunday morning at it historical society in new york city. >> good evening to all of you. we were told ten and to go -- i have to say i know you from so many years of reading your terrific books. most of the people here tonight, tremendous pleasure. one critic -- being able to get lost in a wonderful story and come out days or weeks later feeling something you didn't before. i appreciate what you do so much. in day today journalism we are in awe of something historical, a trilogy, this is a tiny little piece, i learned on the cbs morning news that you too are in day-to-day journalism until your car broke down. >> close to the truth. my first job as a newspaper reporter, i worked for the south wales -- my home town newspaper. i work for a london paper, the evening news and it is true that my car broke down and i couldn't afford to get it fixed and i went to the bank and asked them, i needed 200 pounds. quite a lot of money in those days and asked the bank for a loan and they said no. a colleague on the newspaper had written a thrill
in the country. there are the numbers there. but the apparent defeat wasn't all bad news for prop 34 supporters. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran outside san quentin state prison with the encouraging signs some death penalty opponents are seeing because of this vote. cate, good morning. >>> reporter: that's because now people are actually talking about this. this is the first time -- well, prop 34 is the first time in three decades that voters were given a chance to decide whether or not to keep the death penalty. now, the measure would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole and this would convert the death sentences of california's 727 death row inmates to life. this was a measure that was overlooked early on until about october when a surge of ads kick-started the conversation. supporters outspent opponents about 6.5 million compared to 320,000. supporters pushed this measure and said that it would save californians millions of dollars. >> but i also think it's important to know that we have had a robust discussion about the death penalty in this sta
s, maybe rain the next couple of days. >> thanks for watching "eyewitness news this morning." remember, your next local update is at 7:25. "cbs this morning" is next. we'll leave you with some of the best moments of president obama's victory speech. have a good day. >>> and tonight, despite all the hardship we have been through, despite all the frustrations of washington, i have never been more hopeful about our future. [ applause and cheers ] we remain more than a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. [ applause and cheers ] >> and together, with your help and god's grace, we will continue our journey forward and remind the world just why it is that we live in the great lakes nation on earth. [ applause and cheers ] >> god bless these united states. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
to new hampshire avenue. and i'll be back with more traffic at 6:43. back to you guys. >>> election 2012 no doubt that's what our partners at "cbs this morning" are talking about. >> indeed. the lovely gayle king is going to preview what they will be talking about. good morning. >> i have a feeling mike and andrea, we may be talking about this election last night. just a feeling. hello you two. americans give president obama a second chance to change washington. we'll take you to the key states that decided the race. we'll look at what to expect next from the president. and the struggle republicans face over the direction of their party. plus bob schieffer, john dickerson, massachusetts senator elect elizabeth warren. virginia's governor bob mcdonnell and bob woodward and so much more. special election coverage at 7:00. back to you. >> in the words of ed sullivan a really big show this morning. >> that's a good way to describe it. see you guys. >>> well, after nearly two years of campaigning and some $2 billion spent, the 2012 election is finally over. and president obama is headed back
media -- >> the new york times, bob woodward, the washington post, nbc, abc and mostly cbs didn't cover it -- [overlapping dialogue] >> that's romney's fault! >> did it matter? >> no, i don't think it did. >> you are saying mitt romney didn't miss an opportunity to bring it up again? >> you know, i think that mitt romney did his calculations. i think he decided they clearly must have polled it and decided that this was not something they wanted him to bring up. they wanted him to bring up issues of the economy. mitt romney kept doing that and that's what i think happened -- >> the second debate, actually, they were really contentious with one another. toso to get the like vote, mitt romney did not want to be contentious. >> pat, i want to get your take bah united states you are leaving us first. i want to make good use of you. the -- many polling experts said that mitt romney needed to get at least, bare minimum, 35% of the latino vote, what did he get? 29? if he selected marco rubio -- >> i think, first of all, he wouldn't have had to spend all of this time in florida and he would have
don't like that. >> we are not lying to you. all the networks, fox, cnn, abc, cbs have all declared the president has been reelected based on the electoral college vote. as the returns continue to come in, the president winning in new hampshire and the -- and iowa. there are pulls out west including california, washington state, and also winning in mexico. let's go to cleveland, ohio, democrats line. good evening. you are on the air. caller: my name is katila. >> if you could turn the volume down on your set, go ahead with your comments. caller: i was just calling to say, ok, i was just calling to say, wait to go, obama -- way to go, obama. >> independence seen -- independent scene. caller: i still have my hopes going. it seems it is a close campaign. it is possible for either party to win. my main issue on this is that it seems like people are concentrating way too much on the people's view on abortion and gay marriage than they're viewing the real ways they would, you know, run the country. >> ok. thanks for the call. we will continue to monitor obama headquarters in chicago and r
's future. >> pelley: the president sat down for a minute here at the cbs evening news and we asked him how are the next four years going to be different if the republicans would take control of the house and you're in the white house and he said well when they realize they're stuck with me for another three years they'll be willing to compromise. nora, how do you see this battle between the president and the republican congress playing out now with the president's own re-election. >> the president said i've never been ar more hopeful about the future. he reiterated what was the campaign theme of barack obama that first brought him national prominence there are no blue states or red states there's the united states of america. his method has always been more about what yiefts u unites us tt divides us yet his presidency has been marked by sharp division and political divide. he gets an opportunity in the second term to prove he will be a different kind of president and he will be judged on that and he will have to find a new way to find common ground to establish personal relationships with
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